Skype

Application: Skype

Use your webcam and/or screen capturing features to meet and collaborate online with anyone around the world.  Invite experts into your room for virtual guest speakers.  Skype has a great educational site where teachers and presenters from around the world connect for great classroom activities, virtual field trips, and collaborative projects.

Where do I get it?

https://www.skype.com

Education sitehttps://education.microsoft.com/getstarted

 

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Google Hangouts / Google Meet

Application: Google Hangouts / Google Meet

Use your webcam and/or screen capturing features to meet and collaborate online with anyone around the world.  Hangouts and Skype require both parties to have an account.  Google Meet lets you send a meeting code so that anyone can join you without the need to have a Google account.  Both programs are web-based, so they’ll work on Windows or Chrome, and there’s no installation required.  Invite guest speakers from around the world to speak to your class online.  Collaborate with students from distant classrooms.  Initiate cultural exchanges, get authentic feedback on student work, work on projects outside of school.

Where do I get it?

https://hangouts.google.com/

https://meet.google.com/

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Google Sites

Application: Google Sites (new)

The new Google Sites lets users create clean-looking web sites quickly.  No coding experience is required because Sites uses drag and drop tools.  Have students create web sites for portfolios, projects, or assessments.  Use for your own class web page or your group/organization here at school.  Like all other Google programs, Sites can be used collaboratively.

Where do I get it?

Go to Drive, New, More, Sites.  Choose the new sites.  Students must publish to pmhschool.com only.

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